Average Electrical Engineer Salary in Fairfax, Virginia

$72,576
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,700
Bonus
$6,500
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in Fairfax, Virginia is $72,576.
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$57k
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$73k
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$132k
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MEDIAN $72,576
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Salary
$57k - $132k
Bonus
$755 - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$55k - $144k

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Job Description for Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer Tasks
  • Design, maintain, implement, and improve electrical instruments and equipment.
  • Supervise and train project staff as needed.
  • Inspect completed projects to ensure conformance with design standards.
  • Apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.

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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

Skills in Matlab and C Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Engineering Design and Autodesk AutoCAD.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,656 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,552 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 14.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (13.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (10.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 28 survey responses.
Early Career
67.9%
Mid Career
32.1%